Archive for April 2012

Chicago State University: Something is Fishy

Chicago State University: Something is Fishy
Emmanuel Pratt leading kids to enjoy science It’s no secret that I’m an advocate for sustainability.  I happen to think green is sexy. I cruise the web looking for articles on building with bamboo, solar energy, wind energy.  I love the stuff but recently I discovered some real green excitement taking place in a little... Read more »

11 Hectares in England Could be 37 Acres in Chicago

11 Hectares in England Could be 37 Acres in Chicago
We are in keeping with the Ikea philosophy: We don’t want to produce for the rich or the super-rich; we want to produce for the families, for the people,” says Harald Müller, the head of LandProp A couple of months ago I carbon copied an email I sent to Kathy Boerner of Ikea to Alderman... Read more »

$2 Gasoline: The Ides of April

I received the following email this afternoon from a good friend and bona fide penny watcher.  I did my usual look see at Snopes.com for associated urban legends.  This wasn’t there.  There was a story about not purchasing gas on April 15th.  Who wants to go anywhere that day anyway?  The IRS has taken the... Read more »
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